Conicofrontia diamesa (Hampson, 1920)

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FAMILY Noctuidae
SUBFAMILY Xyleninae
GENUS Conicofrontia
SPECIES diamesa
AUTHOR(Hampson, 1920)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONArenostola diamesa n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal], Zululand, Eshowe, 24.xii.1916, leg. E. E. Platt.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, genitalia slide 1292♂, BMNH.
STATUS Species
COMMENTTransferred to Conicofrontia by Tams & Bowden (1953: 652).
PUBLICATION Hampson G. F. 1920a. On new genera and species of Lepidoptera Phalaenae, with the characters of two new families. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(2):253–282.
PAGINATION 257 Bhl

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Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa KwaZulu-Natal Hampson G. F. 1920a. On new genera and species of Lepidoptera Phalaenae, with the characters of two new families. - Novitates Zoologicae 26(2):253–282. 257

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Poaceae Cymbopogon sp. South Africa Le Ru B. P., Capdevielle-Dulac C., Conlong D., Pallangyo B., van den Berg J., Ong'amo G. & Kergoat G. J. 2015. A revision of the genus Conicofrontia Hampson (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae, Apameini, Sesamiina), with description of a new species: new insights from morphological, ecological and molecular data. - Zootaxa 3925(1):56–74. 65